Craft Room Painting Mistakes To Avoid In Ambler, PA

2023-12-13 Aspen Painting Wallcovering Ambler PA Craft Room Painting Mistakes

Craft Room Painting Mistakes To Avoid In Ambler, PA

When you have the privilege of having a whole room dedicated to crafting, you want it to look as nice as possible — and there are many ways to get your craft room looking better.

However, what some people don’t realize is that while painting your craft room (which itself is a craft) can make it look nicer, there are certain key mistakes that a person can easily make that can radically throw off your painting project.

The good thing that you should know is that these mistakes can be avoided if you know about them in advance and take the time to do so.

With that being so, let’s have a look at some craft room painting mistakes to avoid when you want to have a better looking craft room.

1. Using The Wrong Kind Of Paint

Though in a craft room it would be difficult to imagine that there would be such a thing as a wrong kind of paint, this is exactly the case especially if you are trying to keep your craft room walls clean.

There are different glosses of paint, and depending on the extent to which you see yourself cleaning the walls you will want a different gloss starting with the glossiest of them, which is the most simple and efficient in terms of cleaning — a moist rag with perhaps some soap.

With a flatter paint, on the other hand, you will find that you can conceal some of the flaws in the wall but you will have a harder time cleaning it — you may even end up removing some paint along with the stains you look to remove.

2. Not Planning The Project

Though it might seem nice to just decide one day to paint your craft room and then just run to the paint store to get your necessary supplies, a good amount of planning is going to go a long way to help you make for a better painting project.

For example, take the paint and primer — if you don’t make the time to measure the walls that are going to be painted, you may miscalculate how much of these you are going to need and therefore perhaps not get enough.

This would then force you to have to return to the paint store and hope that they have the right paint and primer, ideally at the same price you previously paid for it — and if they don’t, you have to spend the time (money) to find another paint store that will have it in stock.

By planning out your painting project you will not only save time but ultimately money in getting it done in a timely manner.

3. Not Using Primer

Speaking of primer (which we did mention earlier) did you know that some people have the belief that you can entirely skip the primer step in the painting process and still have a painting project that looks extraordinary?

Indeed, and this is not the case at all for a few reasons, one being that when you have a coat of primer before you apply your first coat of paint, you have paint that is going to go onto that surface much more smoothly — this alone really makes it worth the application.

The primer coat is also good in that it helps to keep the paint you apply to your walls stay on the walls longer — think about the money you will save when you don’t see peeling paint in a few years and instead get to enjoy a good looking craft room for a few years longer.

Hiring a professional painting contractor like Aspen Painting guarantees a flawless, durable, and high-quality paint job.
We have years of experience in cabinet and furniture painting with a long list of happy customers in Horsham, PA, Ambler, Dresher, Ft. Washington, and Blue Bell, PA.

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